In my sociology class, we were instructed to write down answers to some questions the teacher was asking.
“Next question,” announced the instructor. “How would you like to be seen by the opposite sex?”
I was thinking about my answer when the young woman next to me turned and asked, “How do you spell intellectual?”
A property manager of single-family residence was showing a unit to prospective tenants and asking the usual questions.
“Professionally employed?” he asked.
“We’re a military family,” the wife answered.
“Oh, yes, ages nine and twelve,” she answered proudly.
“Oh, no,” she said earnestly. “They’re very well behaved.”
Preparing for a family vacation, my sister-in-law and her husband explained to their young children that they would be sitting in the car for a very long time. The kids were told they would not be arriving at their destination until after dark and they were warned not to keep saying, “Are we there yet?”
After a few minutes of peaceful driving, their five-year-old daughter perked up, “Is it dark yet?”